p.m. Sunday or after the game, CBS, Channel 5). The CBS full-employment
program for ex-TV icons rolls along with this latest procedural crime
This one stars Rob “Northern
Exposure” Morrow as a blue-Windbreaker type for the FBI who
gets unexpected help solving crimes from his brother the math genius,
played by David Krumholtz. Judd “Taxi” Hirsch is their
dad, and Peter “Ally McBeal” McNicol is Krumholtz's brainy
CBS crime dramas, this one is grim, dark and laden with
production gimmicks (in this case, animated diagrams that
are supposed to simulate the mathematical gymnastics going
on in Krumholtz's head). You would never know it came
from two established filmmakers, Tony and Ridley Scott.
week “Numbers” will air at 9 p.m. Fridays,
perfectly paired against NBC's “Medical Investigation,”
another formulaic series.